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Laughter yoga was found to improve mood and heart rate variability in this group of 6 patients awaiting organ transplantation. COMMENT: this is a very small study and did not have a control group. Thus, the conclusions are interesting but not supported scientifically. Their conclusion may be true, but their research does not support or refute this conclusion.

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